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18:30 EDT 26th June 2017 | BioPortfolio

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Stroke CVA

A stroke is a cerebrovascular accident that results in inadequate blood flow to part of the brain, starving it of oxygen and causing immediate and irreversible changes to the neurones. If affects 15...

Vascular Dementia

Vascular Dementia accounts for 25% of all dementias (the second most commen cause after Alzheimers. It is the cumulative effects of many small strokes - patients often have evidence of vascular path...

Pseudomonas aeruginosa Vaccines

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic gram-negative bacteria that lives in soil, water, and even in environments like hot tubs. For most healthy people, this bacteria seldom poses a problem. Pse...

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia CLL

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is a disease in which mature lymphocytes become cancerous and gradually replace normal cells in lymph nodes. CLL mainly affects elderly males in North America and Europe...

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More Younger Americans Are Suffering Strokes: Study

MONDAY, April 10, 2017 -- Strokes are typically associated with the elderly, but new research suggests that strokes are increasingly happening to Americans under 65. The study looked at a sample of da...

Bleeding Strokes Take Heavy Toll on Brain

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 22, 2017 -- Survivors of the most deadly type of stroke face a higher risk for developing depression and dementia, new research suggests. Often called "bleeding strokes," hemorrhagic s...

Study finds a novel target molecule to help prevent brain damage from hemorrhagic strokes

With more than 130,000 victims nationwide, strokes are among the leading causes of death in the U.S. each year. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), someone in the United States has a s...

Stroke Risk From Use of Cannabis, Tobacco, and Alcohol

No associations between cannabis use in young adulthood and strokes later in life were found in multivariable models. An almost doubled risk of ischemic stroke was observed in those with cannabis use ...

Hitting cardiovascular health targets can help elderly live longer

(Reuters Health) - Meeting some or all of the American Heart Association’s seven ideal cardiovascular health goals is associated with longer life and fewer heart attacks and strokes, no matter your ...

Strokes on the rise among young people

"I'm used to hearing that people in their 60s have strokes."

Immune profiles of elderly breast cancer patients are altered by chemotherapy and relate to clinical frailty

Effective therapeutic management of elderly patients with cancer, on an individual basis, remains a clinical challenge. Here, we identify novel biomarkers to assess elderly patients (≥70 years of a...

Most people do not receive tPA treatment following acute ischemic strokes

Between 2005 and 2011, only 3.76 percent of patients received tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) treatment following acute ischemic strokes, according to a recent analysis.

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Cathepsin A-related arteriopathy with strokes and leukoencephalopathy (CARASAL).

To characterize the clinical and MRI features of 2 families with adult-onset dominant leukoencephalopathy and strokes and identify the underlying genetic cause.

Stroke etiology and collaterals: atheroembolic strokes have greater collateral recruitment than cardioembolic strokes.

Chronic hypoperfusion from athero-stenotic lesions is thought to lead to better collateral recruitment compared to cardioembolic strokes. It was sought to compare collateral flow in stroke patients wi...

Incidence and functional outcome of atrial fibrillation and non-atrial fibrillation- related cardioembolic stroke in Joinville, Brazil: a population-based study.

Among ischemic strokes, cardioembolic (CE) stroke has the worst outcome. We measured the incidence of atrial fibrillation (AF) and non-AF related CE strokes, previous anticoagulant use, and the 90-day...

Swallowing impairment is a significant factor for predicting life prognosis of elderly at the end of life.

In end-of-life care of elderly, the decision of care plan including gastrostomy is difficult frequently because of insufficient knowledge relating the life prognosis of elderly. It is important the fa...

Surgical prevention of ischaemic strokes by means of an extraintracranial microanastomosis (EICMA) in the carotid basin.

Not less than 50% of all ischaemic strokes appear to occur resulting from pathology of extracranial arteries. Occlusions and stenoses are more commonly encountered in carotid arteries, with the incide...

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